ACCA Consultant

Peter Lyman

Senior Partner

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Business Phone

(416) 657-2521

Biographical Info

Senior Partner of Nordicity, Peter is an internationally recognized expert in the arts, media and communications industry with almost 30 years of consulting experience. He has participated in all facets of the regulatory, policy development, program evaluation, economic analysis and business strategy formulation in the digital and traditional media and communications sectors in Canada and abroad. He has broad cross-creative sector expertise, involving multiple creative sectors in terms of common issues and solutions. Peter has deep knowledge of the arts and cultural industries, including the film/TV production sector, in particular through its transmedia incarnation through multiple platforms. His digital media experience has been gained through the evolution and convergence of the broadcasting and broadband distribution sectors. Peter is a media commenter and frequent panelist or chair at professional conferences. He is active in the arts and social justice community, serving as chair of the board for the Inspirit Foundation, governance chair of Canadian Stage in Toronto, and advisory board member for Caribbean Tales. He is an adjunct professor at Schulich Business School at York University and is fluently bilingual in English and French.

Year consulting practice established


Primary Clients

Cultural Not-For-Profit, Cultural For-Profit, Municipalities, Funding agency, Arts Service Organizations, Festivals / presenters

Consulting Specialization

Business planning, Data / information management, Evaluation and benchmarking, Governance, Municipal cultural planning, Presenting and producing, Project management, Public policy, Research, Strategic planning

Frequent Disciplines

Film and broadcasting, Literary arts and publishing, Media arts, Museums and heritage, Performing arts, Visual arts and crafts, Multi-disciplinary


English, French